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Charnwood Round


51 km / 32 miles
A walk round the ancient Charnwood Forest which lies on high ground to the north-west of Leicester. Peaceful countryside, once quarried by Romans, settled by monks, criss-crossed with paths and full of interesting relics of the past. Links with the Leicestershire Round.

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Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Industrial History
Start and Finish: SK521097 - Newtown Linford, Leicestershire View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Charnwood Round Walk: a Map-guide to the 33 Mile Challenge Walk Around Charnwood Forest  (Cordee Ltd  - 1994 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 129, 140
OS Landranger Active 129, 140
OS Explorer 233, 245, 246
OS Explorer Active 233, 245, 246

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Route Profile:

51.6 km (32.1 miles)
908 m (2,979 ft) ascent
249 m (817 ft)  maximum height

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